Quotes: random selection

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  • George Holbrook Jackson
    George Holbrook Jackson
    British journalist, writer and publisher 1874-1948
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    We are more inclined to regret our virtues than our vices; but only the very honest will admit this.
  • Charles Prince Of Wales
    Charles Prince Of Wales
    British heir apparent to the throne 1948-
    Charles Prince Of Wales
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    If English is spoken in heaven. God undoubtedly employs Cranmer as his speechwriter. The angels of the lesser ministries probably use the language of the New English Bible and the Alternative Service Book for internal memos.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
    Lord Chesterfield
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    The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description; one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
  • Antonio Porchia
    Antonio Porchia
    Argentinian poet
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    In a full heart there is room for everything, and in an empty heart there is room for nothing.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    The formulation of a problem is often more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skill.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
    William Hazlitt
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    To be happy, we must be true to nature, and carry our age along with us.
  • Pale hands I loved beside the Shalimar, where are you now? Who lies beneath your spell?.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    In walking, the will and the muscles are so accustomed to working together and performing their task with so little expenditure of force that the intellect is left comparatively free.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    I would rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical paintings they can show me in the world.
  • Stevie Smith
    Stevie Smith
    English poet and novelist 1902-1971
    Stevie Smith
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    Poverty is no disgrace to a man, but it is confoundedly inconvenient.
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